High Court Issued Notice To Govt. On Poor Food17 January, 2017, By Cross Town News
New Delhi, Jan 17: The Delhi High Court today directed the Centre regarding steps taken following a BSF constable`s allegation of serving meagre and poor quality food. A division bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal sought status report from the Ministry of Home Affairs on the inquiry initiated by it after BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav allegatins.
The court, while taking up a PIL filed by a former central govt employee, directed to file response by February 27. Yadav from 29th Battalion of the BSF has accused unnamed officials of illegally selling off the food supplies meant for the troopers. The PIL has sought an explanation from the Centre about the ration procurement and preparation as well as serving of food to all categories of ranks with a direction to the Centre to not take adverse action against the BSF constable for making public the grievances. But the court denied to pass any order on this request.